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Chasing Waterfalls in Southern West Virginia

June 22, 2022 2:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

One thing about humans: we’re attracted to water. Something about vacations often leads us to lakes, rivers, and oceans. We just can’t get enough of it, and  we love to watch it fall. Give someone a Sunday drive and a picnic next to a waterfall, and it’s like you’ve set the stage to solve the […]

Theatre West Virginia – A Family Tradition

February 15, 2013 4:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by: Lisa Strader Everyone has family or friends that visit on occasion, and of course, when they do, they rely on you to tell them what to see and do in your area. Do you have that one, tried and true tradition that you share? Well I do, and I want to share it with […]

Fall in Southern WV

September 21, 2011 8:55 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Fall in Southern WV is one of our favorite times of the year. Lots of good things are happening, from a change of scenery to a change in  whitewater.  Here are some of the highlights: Fall Weather Fall has, by far, the best weather for visiting southern West Virginia. Don’t get us wrong; we love […]

Why Southern WV is the Best Place For Your Family Reunion

September 12, 2011 9:52 am Published by 2 Comments

Families, no matter where they are from, are diverse. There are older members, younger members, wild members, calm members, go-getters, and slow-movers.  It is this diversity that makes families fun and unique. But diversity can also present a challenge when trying to organize a family get-together. All kinds of people can make it hard to […]

Beyond the Bridge – 14 Must-Try West Virginia Adventures

August 11, 2011 10:20 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Since the New River Gorge Bridge was completed in 1977, it has been a marvel admired by millions.  1977 was a time even before whitewater rafting was a  popular tourism activity.  The completion of the Bridge was a very significant step in the progress of southern West Virginia becoming a substantial outdoor vacation destination. The […]

Going Rafting? Tips for your Trip . . .

August 3, 2011 3:46 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

So you’ve planned a rafting adventure, but you’re uncertain about what to wear to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable trip.  We can help.   Here’s a list of necessities and comfort items that you should think about bringing, depending upon the season. Appropriate Clothing In the summer, this means wearing swimming trunks or a bathing […]

Your Guide to this Spectacular Waterfall Season

April 29, 2011 2:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Spring is a great time to get outside and enjoy Mother Nature’s handiwork.  Whether you’re taking just a short trip down a path or going on a longer day-hike, Southern WV is full of great places to explore. Here a nice spring full of rain makes for one fantastic waterfall season.  Most waterways are running […]

Secrets in the World of Cabin Rentals

April 18, 2011 2:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re thinking about getting away this spring, there are lots of options for you here in Southern WV including some great cabin rentals.  Some are rustic, some more modern. Some include a full list of amenities, and some amenities can be added …if you know to ask for them. Here are some secrets (ahem..tips) […]

Traveling the Springs Trail

April 8, 2011 10:45 am Published by Leave your thoughts

While most everyone has heard of spa resorts like  The Greenbrier and the Homestead, you may not know that at one time more than 50 different springs and spa resorts dotted the countryside of what is now West Virginia and Virginia.  While all that remains of most are stone ruins or single structures, they provide […]

The 5 Best Reasons To Spend Spring In The Mountains

April 21, 2010 2:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you ever needed a reminder about how great life is, do this:   Come to southern West Virginia in the spring. Because this is hands-down, without-a-doubt the best time to be in the mountains. Here are 5 reasons why: •    The Green: The green that pops up during springtime isn’t just green.  It’s spring […]